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" Tis never by invention got, Men have it when they know it not. Our converfation to refine, Humour and wit muft both combine : From both we learn to railly well, Wherein fometimes the French excel. Voiture, in various lights, difplays That irony which... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 155
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 16

Jonathan Swift - 1765
...quite, That gives furprife, and this delight. Humour is odd, grotefque, and wild, Only by affectation fpoil'd: 'Tis never by invention got, Men have it...Humour and wit muft both combine: From both we learn to rally well, Wherein fometimes the French excel. Voiture, in various lights, difplays That irony which...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Hawkesworth - 1765
...quite, That gives furprife, and this delight. Humour is odd, grotefque, and wild, Only by affectation fpoil'd : 'Tis never by invention got, Men have it...converfation to refine, Humour and wit muft both combine i From both we learn to rally well, Wherein fometimes the French excel. failure, in various lights,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 16

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1765
...quite, That gives furprife, and this delight. Humour is odd, grotefque, and wild, Only by affectation fpoil'd: Tis never by invention got, Men have it when...it not. Our converfation to refine, Humour and wit rmift both combine; - T From both we learn to rally well, Wherein fometimes the French excel. Voiture,...
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The Monthly Review Or Literary Journal

Several Hands - 1765
...quite, That gives furprife, and this delight. Humour is odd, grotefquc, and wild, Only by affectation fpoil'd : 'Tis never by invention got. Men have it...they know it not. Our converfation to refine, Humour ar.d wit muft both combine : From both we learn to rally well, Wherein fometimes the French excel....
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Books - 1765
...quite, That gives furprife, and this delight. Humour is odd, grotefque, and wild, Only by affeftation fpoil'd : Tis never by invention got, Men have it when they know it nei. Our converfation to refine, Humour and wit mud both combine : From both we learn to rally well,...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...quite, That gives furprife, and this delight. Humour is odd, grotefque, and wild, Only by affectation fpoil'd : 'Tis never by invention got, Men have it...and wit muft both combine : From both we learn to rally well, Wherein fometimes the French excel. Voiture, in various lights, difplays That irony which...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan - 1784
...quite ; That gives furprize, and this delight. Humour is odd, grotefque, and wild, Only by affectation fpoil'd : 'Tis never by invention got, Men have it...and wit muft both combine : From both we learn to rally well, Wherein ibmetimes the French excel; Voiture, in various lights, difplays That irpny which...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...furprize, and this delight. Humour is odd, groteique, and wild. Only by affectation fpoil'd; *T;« "Pis never by invention got, Men have it when they know...That irony which turns to praife: His genius firft fbrind out the rule For an obliging ri jicule: He flatters with peculiar air The brave, the witty,...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Swift. Thompson. Watts ...

1794
...furprife, and this delight. Humour if odd, grotefquc, and wilc\ Only by «ffciUtion fpou'd ; *Ti» ncrer by invention got, Men have it when they know it not....fometimes the French excel. Voiture, in various lights, displays That irony which turns to praife : His genius firft found out the rule Tor an obliging ridicule...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 7

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...gives surprise, and this delight. Humour is odd, grotesque, and wild, Only by affectation spoil'd : 'Tis never by invention got, Men have it when they know it not. Our conversation to refine, Humour and wit must both combine : From both we learn to rally well, Wherein...
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